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03

May

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Upcoming fun-filled weekend together

By Dean Miller

Dear Ascension Family, We are just a few days out from a big weekend embracing one another and topics like the media, narrative, kids, advertising, and our earth.  I think Sunday and Monday will be really engaging times together.  All these different topics tie into the bigger, broader, more foundational question of what it means… Read More »

18

March

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First 100 Days…

By Dean Miller

One of the markers we have in this city is ‘the first 100 days’; it’s a term coined in a July 24, 1933, radio address by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Often seen as describing the first 100 days of his administration, FDR was actually referring to the 100 day session of the 73rd United… Read More »

11

March

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What Are You Reading?

By Dean Miller

“What are you reading?” This is one of my favorite questions to ask as I’m always on the lookout for a new book, either for me, for Mary Ellen, or for our kids. This Lent as we are walking through Mark together I find myself lugging a large collection of different kinds of books from… Read More »

16

December

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The New Logo: Cross & Crown

By Chuck Colson

Recently, Ascension adopted a new logo. In consultation with the designers, we hoped to capture themes central to our church’s name and mission in an aesthetically pleasing design. As you might imagine, there were a few initial blunders involving vertical take-offs and upward rising swooshes. After all, the ascension of Jesus is difficult to capture!… Read More »